"wild boar in woodland clearing"

Everly Origin and Meaning

The name Everly is a girl's name of English origin meaning "wild boar in woodland clearing".

Everly originated as a toponymic surname derived from the Old English roots eofor, meaning "boar," and leah, "clearing." It is related to the Germanic name Eberhard, meaning "brave as a wild boar," from which popular name Everett also derived. Wild boars represented strength and courage to ancient Germanic peoples, who often took on names with animal meanings.

Everly is part Eva, part Emily, and a large part Everly Brothers. Channing Tatum used it for his daughter in 2013, which propelled it to become one of the fastest-rising names of the past few years. Also spelled Everleigh, it entered the US Top 100 for the first time in 2017.

# 57 in the US

Everly Rank in US Top 1000

# 225 on Nameberry

Everly Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Everly Popularity

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Famous People Named Everly

  • Everly Grayce Johnson (b. 2011)daughter of ice hockey player Brent Johnson
  • Everly Elizabeth Maiselle Tatum (b. 2013)daughter of actors Channing and Jenna Tatum
  • Everly Sue Gaston (b. 2017)daughter of reality TV personalities Rusty and Kacie Boguskie
  • Everly Hope Paine (b. 2018)daughter of American reality television personalities Chad and Erin Paine
  • Lennon Everly Allen (b. 2017)daughter of ice hockey player Jake Allen
  • Everly Blue Wylde (b.2019)daughter of radio personality Adam Wylde and fashion stylist Caprice Conners
  • Everly Joy Lambert (b. 2017) daughter of YouTuber Madeleinea Lambert

Everly in Pop Culture

  • The Everly BrothersAmerican music duo
  • EverlyAmerican folk duo
  • "Everly" 2014 film and its main character
  • Wendy Everlymain character in Amanda Hocking's Trylle Trilogy

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